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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Joseph Richardson, Jr., American, 1752–1831
Patron: Samuel Powell
Maker: Nathaniel Richardson, American, 1754–1827

Teapot

1777–90

Silver

5 1/8 × 8 3/4 in. (13 × 22.2 cm)
other: 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm)
Gift of Margaret Littell
1987.58.2
Geography: 
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1985–1987,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 40, no. 2 (Spring 1988): 120.

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